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Audi’s New Q8 Elevates the Middle East Luxury SUV Market – PRWire


Audi has a rich history of innovation and luxury, consistently setting benchmarks in the automotive industry. The introduction of the Q8 continues this legacy, offering a blend of advanced technology, superior performance, and luxury tailored to the discerning Middle East market.

Audi’s New Q8 Elevates the Middle East Luxury SUV Market

New Q8 combines luxury, cutting-edge technology, and performance for the discerning Middle East market.

The Audi Q8 features additional personalisation options for customers, with customizable advanced LED headlights alongside a range of decorative options. The Audi Q8 is set to arrive in showrooms from June onwards. Customers can pre-order and find additional details at

Key Highlights:

  1. Performance and Technology:
  • The Audi Q8 55 TFSI features a six-cylinder engine with 340 HP and 500 Nm of torque, accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.6 seconds and reaching an electronically limited top speed of 250 km/h.
  • The SQ8, with a V8 engine, boasts a 4.0 TFSI engine with 507 HP and 770 Nm of torque, coupled with a fast-shifting eight-speed tiptronic and quattro permanent all-wheel drive. The SQ8 TFSI accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.1 seconds.
  1. Advanced Suspension and Handling:
  • Electronically controlled air suspension with continuously adaptive damping ensures optimal comfort and stability.
  • Optional all-wheel steering improves maneuverability, reducing the turning radius and enhancing stability at higher speeds.
  1. Exterior Design:
  • The new front and rear aprons underscore the SUV coupé’s strong character.
  • The Audi Singleframe with an octagon design features vertical inlays.
  • New exhaust system with premium-quality, visually appealing tailpipes enhances the vehicle’s sporty appeal.
  1. High-Intensity LED Headlights:
  • Digital daytime running light signatures accessible via the MMI interface offer users a choice of four distinct light signatures.
  • Optional Matrix LED headlights provide an unparalleled high beam range, enhancing safety and visibility.
  • Digital OLED rear lights offer four selectable light signatures, creating a striking visual impression.
  1. Customization and Personalization:
  • Nine decorative inlays and three new metallic finishes: Sakhir Gold, Ascari Blue, and Chili Red.
  • Wheel designs range from 21 to 23 inches, ensuring a perfect blend of style and performance.
  1. Interior Luxury and Innovation:
  • Advanced driver assistance systems, including surroundings display in stunning full HD quality, offer a seamless and intuitive driving experience.

Expert Opinion:

“The Audi Q8 represents the pinnacle of Audi’s engineering strength and design excellence,” said Rene Koneberg, Managing Director of Audi Middle East. “With its advanced technology, dynamic performance, and luxurious features, the Audi Q8 is poised to set new benchmarks in the premium SUV segment, offering customers in the Middle East an unparalleled driving experience.”

Additional Information:

The Audi Q8 will be available at Audi dealerships across the Middle East from June this year. For more information about the Audi Q8 and its features, customers can visit or contact their nearest Audi dealer.

Audi Group Performance:
In 2023, the Audi Group delivered 1.86 million Audi vehicles, 13,560 Bentley vehicles, 10,112 Lamborghini vehicles, and 58,224 Ducati motorcycles to customers. AUDI Group achieved a total revenue of €69.9 billion and an operating profit of €6.3 billion.

Audi Middle East, founded in 2005, covers Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE, systematically pursuing its path toward becoming a provider of sustainable, individual, premium mobility.

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